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A manual of the climate and diseases of tropical countries

in which a practical view of the statistical pathology and of the history and treatment of the diseases of those countries is attempted to be given : calculated chiefly as a guide to the young medical practitioner on his first resorting to those countries

by Chisholm, Colin

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Published by Burgess and Hill in London .
Written in English


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Contains bibliographic references.

Statementby Colin Chisholm
The Physical Object
Pagination11, 5, 232 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24500614M

Working to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases Annexe I Contents Foreword by the Director-General iii Executive summary vii PART 1 1. Neglected tropical diseases: a paradigm shift 1 Common features of neglected tropical diseases 2 New strategic approaches 2 Refocusing 3 Lessons learnt 4 2. 1 History of tropical medicine, and medicine in the tropics Section 1: Public Health & Economics. 2 Global health 3 Global health governance and tropical diseases 4 The Economic Case for Devoting Public Resources to Health Section 2: Health Research and Ethics. 5 Ethics and Tropical Diseases: Some Global Considerations Section 3: Epidemiology. 6 Issues and challenges of public-health .

Public health o cials often use the term tropical diseases to refer collectively to a list of infectious diseases that are found primarily in developing countries. These include malaria, schistosomiasis, dengue, trypanosomiasis, lepros,ycholera, and leishmaniasis, among others. Many of these diseases are spread by insect vectors, and all of them. Diseases of poverty and the 10/90 Gap 4 controllable with ivermectin. A range of treatments exist for lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis). The only significant tropical disease for which there is no existing medicine is dengue fever, but even for this disease there are five compounds currently at the state of discovery and preclinical.

Tropical Diseases. Some of the organisms that cause tropical diseases are bacteria and viruses, terms that may be familiar to most people since these types of organisms cause illness common in the U.S.. Less well known are those more complex organisms commonly referred to as of these types of agents may be referred to generically as pathogens -- meaning any organisms that cause. Infections and infectious diseases are a great burden on many societies, including the countries in the WHO European region. To reduce that burden an integrated approach is required, combining health promotion, disease prevention and patient treatment. The prerequisite for success in this fight is the participation of all health care professionals.


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